General cargo vessel FORTUNER sank, crew rescued, Philippines
General cargo vessel FORTUNER sank at around 0630 LT May 7 half a mile from Talisay City, south of Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines. Master reported crack in hull some two hours before sinking, vessel was loaded with steel bars. All 22 crew rescued by nearby merchant vessel, no injures reported. Oil sheen spotted near sinking site, which after that, was surrounded by booms. FORTUNER’s AIS missing for more than a year.